NEWS

€11,000 purse for 2014’s International Fashion Student Awards

€11,000 purse for 2014’s International Fashion Student Awards

by Rose Rushe “DEBATE was heated and tempestuous,” revealed Constance Harris of the judging panel for Limerick International Fashion Student Awards as she announced the winner last night (October 23) for the 2014 competition. Held in St Mary’s Cathedral, the catwalk ran the length under chandeliers as, from student collections from Ireland, Britain, Slovenia and […]

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Noonan critical of hauliers road tax protest

Noonan critical of hauliers road tax protest

Kathy Masterson kathy@limerickpost.ie ROAD hauliers should not be protesting as they “interfered with an awful lot of hard-working people who were trying to get to work,” according to Finance Minister Michael Noonan. Following a protest led by Bunratty-based Irish Road Haulage Association (IRHA) President Eoin Gavin in Dublin Port this week, Minister Noonan said: “I […]

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Limerick online shoppers spend €500,000 a year on sex toys

Limerick online shoppers spend €500,000 a year on sex toys

SAUCY Limerick shoppers spend more than half a million euro a year – or €1,700 every day – online on sex toys , according to a new nationwide survey on consumer spending. The survey of over 6,000 online shoppers has revealed that over €2.4 billion a year is spent online by Irish men and women, […]

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BREAKING NEWS

€11,000 purse for 2014’s International Fashion Student Awards

€11,000 purse for 2014’s International Fashion Student Awards

by Rose Rushe “DEBATE was heated and tempestuous,” revealed Constance Harris of the judging panel for Limerick International Fashion Student Awards as she announced the winner last night (October 23) for the 2014 competition. Held in St Mary’s Cathedral, the catwalk ran the length under chandeliers as, from student collections from Ireland, Britain, Slovenia and […]

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Pipe-bomb discovered on car in county Limerick

Pipe-bomb discovered on car in county Limerick

Andrew Carey andrew@limerickpost.ie GARDAI in Newcastle West, assisted by detectives in Henry Street and the serious crime unit, are investigating the circumstances surrounding the discovery of a pipe-bomb at a housing estate in the county Limerick town this Wednesday evening. The device, which its viability is as of yet unknown, was found near a car […]

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2,600 medical cards cut

2,600 medical cards cut

Figures released to Fianna Fáil have revealed that 2,600 medical cards have been cut in Limerick in 12 months, more than 770 of these for over 70s. The number of medical cards in Limerick has been cut by 2,609 from 80,895 in September 2013 to 78,286 last September, this includes a reduction in the number […]

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SPORT

Limerick FC set for 2015 Markets Field return as Sligo beaten in Thomond farewell

Limerick FC set for 2015 Markets Field return as Sligo beaten in Thomond farewell

Limerick FC 1-0 Sligo Rovers AFTER a two-year stint of playing home games at Thomond Park, Limerick FC signed off from the Munster Rugby venue with a 1-0 win over Sligo Rovers on the night that chairman Pat O’Sullivan confirmed that the club would return to the Markets Field for the beginning of the 2015 […]

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Competition: Win a pair of tickets to Munster v Scarlets in Thomond Park!

Competition: Win a pair of tickets to Munster v Scarlets in Thomond Park!

Our friends at Specsavers and WHPR have given us a pair of tickets to giveaway to this Friday night’s Munster v Scarlets Guinness PRO12 game at Thomond Park. Kick off is Friday @ 7.35pm in Thomond Park and the tickets are courtesy of Specsavers, sponsors of the match officials. Simply answer the following question: Who captained Munster to their first Heineken Cup win? […]

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Goals galore as Limerick win at home

Goals galore as Limerick win at home

Limerick FC 4-2 Athlone Town TWO goals each from Rory Gaffney and Kieran Djilali ensured a first home win for Limerick FC in two months as they saw off Athlone Town 4-2 at Thomond Park on Friday night. The Super Blues spurned several good chances in a first half which ended 1-1, but they asserted […]

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LIFESTYLE

Women’s Christmas comes early

Women’s Christmas comes early

RECENTLY signed to Limerick label Out on a Limb is Women’s Christmas who play in the city this weekend. Women’s Christmas are Son Christmas, Boy Christmas and Kid Christmas of Dublin. Forming in June 2013, their aim was “to capitalise on The Replacements reunion and possible accompanying wave of nostalgia for scrappy out-dated boozy alt-rock” […]

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Airborne mystical céilí and ‘Dreams Under My Feet’

Airborne mystical céilí and ‘Dreams Under My Feet’

MUSICIANS will fly and dancers will soar through the air this weekend at ‘Dreams Under My Feet’, a Dance Limerick and Fidget Feet Aerial Dance presentation. ‘Dreams Under My Feet’ is described as a promenade performance featuring musicians and dancers flying through the air. With the support of Limerick City of Culture and the Irish […]

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Simon Callow’s stunning portrayal of ‘The Man Jesus’ comes to Limerick

Simon Callow’s stunning portrayal of ‘The Man Jesus’ comes to Limerick

RENOWNED British stage actor Simon Callow comes to 69 O’Connell Street on Saturday November 1 to star in the play ‘The Man Jesus’. Written by Matthew Hurt and directed by Joseph Alford, this extraordinary play goes back 2,000 years to witness pivotal moments in the life of ‘the man Jesus’, through the eyes of the […]

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ENTERTAINMENT

Women’s Christmas comes early

Women’s Christmas comes early

RECENTLY signed to Limerick label Out on a Limb is Women’s Christmas who play in the city this weekend. Women’s Christmas are Son Christmas, Boy Christmas and Kid Christmas of Dublin. Forming in June 2013, their aim was “to capitalise on The Replacements reunion and possible accompanying wave of nostalgia for scrappy out-dated boozy alt-rock” […]

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Airborne mystical céilí and ‘Dreams Under My Feet’

Airborne mystical céilí and ‘Dreams Under My Feet’

MUSICIANS will fly and dancers will soar through the air this weekend at ‘Dreams Under My Feet’, a Dance Limerick and Fidget Feet Aerial Dance presentation. ‘Dreams Under My Feet’ is described as a promenade performance featuring musicians and dancers flying through the air. With the support of Limerick City of Culture and the Irish […]

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Cassidy’s Calvary shortlisted for Discovery of the Year award

Cassidy’s Calvary shortlisted for Discovery of the Year award

NEWS in from Ronan Cassidy who heads up Film Limerick: composer Patrick Cassidy has been nominated for the Discovery of the Year Award, in the 14th World Soundtrack Academy programme. This accolade will be announced and presented during the World Soundtrack Awards and Concert this Saturday October 25 at the Kuipke Events Centre in Ghent, […]

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PHOTOS

College Players and The Rise and Fall of Little Voice

College Players and The Rise and Fall of Little Voice

Related posts: The tenor revived by College Players     SEVENTEEN years after it was first staged in… Song for Syria   BARESPACE Theatre Company first presented the Broadway Baby hit… From Christmas Eve to eternity – The College Players PROBABLY Limerick’s oldest drama company,  The College Players stumble back… Cabaret des Frites by Rose […]

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Richard Harris International Film Festival launch

Richard Harris International Film Festival launch

Richard Harris Film Fest 2014 Related posts: International light to Richard Harris Film Festival 2014 HOW does a tiny core of film makers make an… Bigger and better – Richard Harris International Film Festival 2014 THAT Limerick is a constant hub of script writing and… Shorts Showcase at Richard Harris International Film Festival   IT […]

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Jason Donovan was Limerick’s Dream come true

Jason Donovan was Limerick’s Dream come true

Related posts: Jason Donovan’s Limerick Dream comes true University Concert Hall presents ‘Limerick’s Dream Will Do’, a gala… Limerick’s dream gala concert with Jason Donovan by Rose Rushe IRELAND loves Jason Donovan: five No. 1s… Jordan’s dream comes true A DREAM came true for little Jordan Perez (5) when… Dream team makes Limerick teenager’s wish […]

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Other Recent Stories

€11,000 purse for 2014’s International Fashion Student Awards

€11,000 purse for 2014’s International Fashion Student Awards

| October 24, 2014

by Rose Rushe “DEBATE was heated and tempestuous,” revealed Constance Harris of the judging panel for Limerick International Fashion Student Awards as she announced the winner last night (October 23) for the 2014 competition. Held in St Mary’s Cathedral, the catwalk ran the length under chandeliers as, from student collections from Ireland, Britain, Slovenia and […]

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Noonan critical of hauliers road tax protest

Noonan critical of hauliers road tax protest

| October 24, 2014

Kathy Masterson kathy@limerickpost.ie ROAD hauliers should not be protesting as they “interfered with an awful lot of hard-working people who were trying to get to work,” according to Finance Minister Michael Noonan. Following a protest led by Bunratty-based Irish Road Haulage Association (IRHA) President Eoin Gavin in Dublin Port this week, Minister Noonan said: “I […]

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Women’s Christmas comes early

Women’s Christmas comes early

| October 23, 2014

RECENTLY signed to Limerick label Out on a Limb is Women’s Christmas who play in the city this weekend. Women’s Christmas are Son Christmas, Boy Christmas and Kid Christmas of Dublin. Forming in June 2013, their aim was “to capitalise on The Replacements reunion and possible accompanying wave of nostalgia for scrappy out-dated boozy alt-rock” […]

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Airborne mystical céilí and ‘Dreams Under My Feet’

Airborne mystical céilí and ‘Dreams Under My Feet’

| October 23, 2014

MUSICIANS will fly and dancers will soar through the air this weekend at ‘Dreams Under My Feet’, a Dance Limerick and Fidget Feet Aerial Dance presentation. ‘Dreams Under My Feet’ is described as a promenade performance featuring musicians and dancers flying through the air. With the support of Limerick City of Culture and the Irish […]

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Limerick online shoppers spend €500,000 a year on sex toys

Limerick online shoppers spend €500,000 a year on sex toys

| October 23, 2014

SAUCY Limerick shoppers spend more than half a million euro a year – or €1,700 every day – online on sex toys , according to a new nationwide survey on consumer spending. The survey of over 6,000 online shoppers has revealed that over €2.4 billion a year is spent online by Irish men and women, […]

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